SANTA FE – The Santa Fe National Forest will waive fees at many recreation sites and amenities, June 11, for National Get Outdoors Day, a day when federal agencies, nonprofit organizations and the recreation industry encourage healthy, outdoor activities.
June 11 also offers the public the opportunity to join volunteers on the Santa Fe National Forest as they continue work, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on erosion control and re-routing a portion of the Winsor Trail above Pacheco Canyon Road. For additional information, contact Española District Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer Sublett at email@example.com or 505-753-7331.
Fees at all national forests and grasslands will be waived at many day-use sites, such as picnic grounds, non-reserve campgrounds and developed trailheads, in cooperation with other federal agencies under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. Day-use fees will be waived at all standard amenity fee sites operated by the Santa Fe National Forest.
Remaining fee waiver dates in 2016:
- Sept. 24, National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort in support of public lands – http://www.publiclandsday.org/; and
- Nov. 11, Veterans Day, which commemorates the end of World War I and pays tribute to all military heroes, past and present.
Visitors to the Santa Fe National Forest are encouraged to contact the appropriate ranger district office to confirm which recreation sites are included in the National Get Outdoors Day fee waiver.